Construction Theme Party Ideas

For every kid who wants to be an engineer, architect, builder, construction manager, etc. when he/she grows up, here are some of the coolest ideas for a construction themed party.

FOOD IDEAS:

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CAKE IDEAS:

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DECOR IDEAS:

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10 Minions-Themed Party Food Ideas

Yellow is a great color. It connotes a happy and blissful mood. On the other hand, blue implies peace and serenity, making it as everybody’s favourite color.
When these two colors are put together, what comes into your mind? Many would say green. But I would say…Minions!
Try these amazing party food ideas for your very cute Minion-themed party. Sing it! Bah! Bah! Bah! Bah, bah, babah!


Garlic Parmesan Cheese Bombs from www.therecipecritic.com

If you’re a carb and a cheese-lover, you will surely enjoy this Garlic Parmesan Cheese Bombs. It’s a very easy recipe that you can finish it in only 15 minutes. It’s best served with a dressing or a barbeque sauce. It’s cheesylicious!

Mini Cheeseburger Pastry Bundles from www.puffpastry.com

Create a puffy appetizer that everyone will crave for. Try making these petite cheeseburgers using a variety of cheese and ground beef. The bulky round shape adds fun to your minion party.

Blue Bob from www.bhg.com

Give your party a breeze with Blue Bob! A refreshing smoothie that kids will definitely love. It has chocolates, candies, and cookies as its main ingredients. All are child-friendly.


Blue Lemonade from www.pinterest.com

The color looks great! A blue lemonade drink decorated with fresh citrus fruit coincides with a yellow and blue themed party. It adds revitalizing atmosphere to your party.

Minion Munch Recipe from www.savingsaidsimply.com

This Minion Munch is  a perfect recipe for your Despicable Me themed party. It only takes 15 minutes to do it. Very quick and easy!


Layered Cornbread Salad from www.detoursinlife.com

This lovely Layered Cornbread salad is healthy and yummy at the same time. It is more of carbs which is heavy to your tummy. It’s an ideal recipe for budget-conscious mommies who want a yellow birthday party. It’s cornful of fun!

Despicable Me Minion Cupcakes from www.bettyrocker.com

Cupcakes should never be absent in a party especially if it’s a children birthday party. By customizing your cupcakes into minions, your kids will certainly go crazy about it. They will absolutely love this!

A deliciously healthy recipe everyone needs to try. Together with squash, it has also quinoa, Parmesan cheese and spinach. It’s totally guilt-free.


Blue and Yellow Corn Muffins from www.erecipecards.blogspot.com

Look at the yellow sweet corn inside a freshly baked muffin. This Blue and Yellow Corn Muffin is one of the best sellers at Bobby Flay’s Mesa Grill Restaurant. You may want to have this in your party so your friends could experience its great taste.


Yellow Pepper Soup with Yogurt and Cucumber from www.traditionalhome.com

 If you need to serve a soup, serve something unique and appetizing. Try this Yellow Pepper Soup with Yogurt and Cucumber recipe. It’s a special recipe ideal for health-conscious individuals. Its yellow colour also adds sunshine to your table.

The Sound of Music Themed Party

When Carina turned 1, we just had to celebrate by throwing a small Sound of Music themed party because, who doesn’t love the Sound of Music?

Remember the scene where Fraulein Maria wondered what to do with the fact that the Von Trapp children didn’t have play clothes…until she saw the green damask drapes in her bedroom and recalled that they were going to get new drapes for her bedroom windows. What happened then to the old drapes that were still in good condition? They were magically and overnight turned by Maria into 7 play clothes for the kids!

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And what do you think happened to the off cuts of the drapes? Well, I turned them into decors for the Sound of Music themed party, of course!

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For the food, I wanted it to have a very Sound of Music feel, so I listed the foods that were mentioned in the film, plus made up some.

Do you remember the “Tea! A drink with jam and bread” line in Do-Re-Mi?

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Of course, My Favourite Things told us of

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“Cream-colored ponies and crisp apple strudels,
Doorbells and sleigh bells,
And schnitzel with noodles ,”

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Then there were the other foods we made up.

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And we just had to have berries because of that scene…

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“Friedrich told you, Father. We were berry picking.” 
“I forgot! You were berry picking.”
“Yes, we love berry picking.”
“All afternoon?”
“We picked thousands.”

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Get the Sound of Music themed printable party decors via these links:

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Here are other ideas to help you plan your Sound of Music themed party:

PARTY VENUE IDEAS

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Gazebos can be lovely party venues. It doesn’t have to have glass walls, so you don’t risk having an accident with the glass (like Liesl/Charmian Carr) and still enjoy singing ‘Sixteen Going on Seventeen’.

 

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A grassy area like this can be a great spot to have a picnic. Don’t forget to bring a guitar!

PARTY FAVOUR IDEAS

 

 

Spongebob Squarepants Themed Birthday Party

A few days to go and the new SpongeBob Squarepants movie will be out in the cinemas! Hurray!

Speaking of SpongeBob (which is one of my nephews’ most favorite shows), I’d like to share one of my nephews’ birthday celebration last year. Because they were so into SpongeBob at that time, I suggested a SpongeBob themed celebration. Boy, we were so excited to try to create a Krabby Patty!

Using The Quirky Briars’ SpongeBob Squarepants Birthday Bunting printable, I made this banner with an assortment of skinny ribbons which colors seemed to coordinate with the panels’ colors.

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The white net (it’s really a net for protecting fruit trees from birds) added that under-the-sea/beach effect to the presentation.

In the weeks prior to the birthday, I did some research as to the names of foods that were served at one time or another in Krusty Krabb – the ever famous restaurant where SpongeBob works. Then I had to get my imagination to work and come up as to what can play as what kind of food.  Here’s what I had come up with so far….

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And finally….Krabby Patties!!! (with fresh greens from the backyard garden)

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…and some more!

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I had stuck a piece of paper on the door at the last minute. Here’s that piece of paper, as captured by my phone’s camera:

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Well, yup, the little kiddos loved the theme and the celebration. Wish I could recreate this in celebration of the new SpongeBob movie. 🙂

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